SCHEDULE

Day / Date Time TENTATIVE

Day 1

18 August 2018

14:00 – 17:00 Registration
(Symposium registration counter)
19:00 – 23:00 Welcome Reception (Poolside)
00.00 – 03.00 Exhibition set up by the contractor
(Colosseum 2 Foyer / Exhibition area)
DAY 2
19 August 2018
07:30 – 08:30 Registration
(Symposium registration counter)
09:00 – 10:00

Plenary Session 1 (Colosseum 2)

Prof Dr Wen-Chien Lee (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan)

“Production of bio-based C3-C6 organic acids for building blocks and speciality chemicals”

10:00 – 10:30

Morning Tea Break and Poster Presentation
(Colosseum 2 Foyer / Exhibition Area)

10:30 – 12:00

Opening Ceremony MOU Signing Ceremony between AFOB-MC and BEST (Colosseum 2)

12:00 – 14:00

2nd AFOB-MC Annual General Meeting
(Colosseum 2)

LUNCH (Puzzle)

14.30 – 16:40

(Afternoon Technical Session)

Technical Session 1 (Taj Mahal)
Technical Session 2 (Giza)
Technical Session 3 (Machu Picchu)

16:30 – 17:00 Afternoon Tea Break and Poster Presentation
(Colosseum 2 Foyer / Exhibition Area)
19.00 – 19:30 Registration for Gala Dinner
19:30 – 23.00 Gala Dinner (Colosseum 2)
DAY 3
20 AUGUST 2018
07:30 – 08:30 Registration
(Symposium registration counter)
09:00 – 10:00

Plenary Session 2 (Colosseum 2)

Prof Dr Neil C. Bruce (University of York, United Kingdom)

“Mining marine and terrestrial environments for lignocellulose degrading enzymes”

10:00 – 10:30 Morning Tea Break and Poster Presentation
(Colosseum 2 Foyer / Exhibition Area)
10:30 – 12:40

(Morning Technical Session)

Technical Session 4                 (Taj Mahal)
Young Researcher Session 1 (Giza)
Young Researcher Session 2 (Machu Picchu)

12:30 – 14.30 LUNCH
(Puzzle)
14.30 – 16.00

(Afternoon Technical Session)

Young Researcher Session 3 (Taj Mahal)
Young Researcher Session 4 (Giza)
Young Researcher Session 5 (Machu Picchu)

16:30 – 17:30 Closing and Awards Reception Ceremony
(Colosseum 2)
DAY 4
21 AUGUST 2018

08:00 –

18:00

Technical Visit

Choices of:

  1. Agriculture Research Centre Semongok+ Sarawak Tropical Peat Research Institute + Semenggoh Wildlife Centre (Orang-Utan)
  2. Sarawak Biodiversity Centre +  Semenggoh Wildlife Centre (Orang-Utan)